TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIP

 

POSITION POSTING

 

McGILL UNIVERSITY

 

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Date of Posting:  March 1, 2017

 

Hiring Unit & Address:  Biology Department,

Stewart Biology Bldg., Room W4/1

 

Application Deadline Date:   March 31, 2017

 

Course Title:  Ecological Dynamics

 

Course Number:  BIOL 308 (Fall)

 

Instructor:  Prof. Fred Guichard

Hours of Work: (per term) 90

 

Number of TA positions available (estimate): 2

Date of Appointment

 

Starting: September 3, 2017

 

Ending:  December 16, 2017

Salary

 

Hourly rate:  $28.61

 

Per Term: $2574.90

Required Duties:

 

- Grade midterm and final exams

- Hold office hours to answer student questions on take home assignments

- Conduct tutorials (practice sessions on solving exam-style problems). Practice problems consist in simple analysis and interpretation of population and food web models.

- Help design materials for tutorials

 

 

Qualifications Required:

- Background in ecology

- Strong quantitative background (basic calculus and linear algebra)

 

 

 

 

Language requirements (if relevant):

 

Name and Title of Course Supervisor:  Prof. F. Guichard

 

Dept. Authorization:

 

Date:

 

NOTE: All applicants must apply in writing, using the application form provided, to the appropriate Hiring Unit by the Application deadline (see above).

NOTE: Announcements are considered tentative, pending final determination of course offerings and enrolments.